A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Hinatuan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 20:55:57 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.03 km (44 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.466° East, latitude 8.4432° North, depth = 71.03 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 12:55:57 / October 29, 2018 @ 12:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000hiib. Event ids that are associated: us1000hiib. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Montevista, Baganga, Cabinuangan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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